The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 50 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.00% 0.53% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.80% 9.09% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£460 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £28.64
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
51 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.16% 5.80% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 23
Average daily rate £313 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI DSS across the Cambridge region.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PCI DSS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS.

1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) J2SE
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Sun